• Hunter Professor Jenkins Awarded Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Study of Black American Literature

    December 3, 2008 | Hunter College

    The Modern Language Association of America has awarded its seventh annual William Sanders Scarborough Prize to Candice M. Jenkins, associate professor of English at Hunter College, for her book, Private Lives, Proper Relations: Regulating Black Intimacy, published by the University of Minnesota Press. The prize is awarded for an outstanding scholarly study of black American […]

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  • Cyclists in New York City Disobey Traffic and Helmet Laws, a New Hunter College Study Finds; Raises Concerns Given Significant Increase in City Bike Riders

    November 19, 2008 | Hunter College

    A new study released today by Hunter College found that as New York City is seeing an upsurge in cyclists, many of them do not obey traffic and helmet laws. Children under the age of 14 years are required by law to wear a helmet while riding a bike, however almost 50 percent do not. […]

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  • Hunter Geography Student Awarded National Fellowship

    November 13, 2008 | Hunter College

    Elyssa Davis, a Hunter geography masters student, is a winner of the 2008/2009 Society of Woman Geographers (SWG) Evelyn L. Pruitt National Minority Fellowship. Davis is using her grant award to pursue thesis research on women’s participation in improved rural water supply in the Dominican Republic. Awardees of the Pruitt National Minority Fellowship demonstrate a […]

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  • Hunter Economics Team Excels in the ‘Fed Challenge’

    November 13, 2008 | Hunter College

    The Hunter College Economics Department Team has been selected to move into the semi-final round of the Fed Challenge, a competition sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Hunter’s five-member team, Megha Singh, Jose Lemus, Anumita Mukherjee, Besufekad Alemu, and Brian Trainor, are all undergraduate economics majors or students in the joint B.A./M.A. […]

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  • Hunter Education Professor Awarded $3.1 Million Grant from National Science Foundation

    October 10, 2008 | Hunter College

    Hunter College School of Education Professor Elizabeth Da Silva Cardoso has been awarded a $3.1 million grant by the National Science Foundation for her project, “MIND Alliance for Minority Students with Disabilities in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics,” designed to increase the quantity and quality of minority students with disabilities in the field of sciences […]

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  • Hunter Professor Emerita Named MacArthur Fellow

    September 23, 2008 | Hunter College

    Hunter Distinguished Professor Emerita Nancy Siraisi has been chosen as one of 25 recipients of the MacArthur Foundation’s “Genius Awards.” Dr. Siraisi, a medical historian who studies the impact of medical theory and practice on Renaissance society, culture and religion, was singled out for her creativity and potential for making important future contributions to her […]

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  • Hunter Scores High Again in U.S. News & World Report’s Best College List

    August 22, 2008 | Hunter College

    Hunter College has again won outstanding marks in U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Colleges.” In its widely anticipated 2009 issue, the newsweekly rated Hunter an impressive 12th among “Top Public Universities” in the North and placed the College 52nd on its list of “Best Universities in the North” that grant master’s degrees. In […]

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  • Two Hunter Students Are First Authors of Article on Tumor-Fighting Substance

    July 15, 2008 | Hunter College

    Two Hunter graduate students are the first authors of a just-published journal article on a substance that could play an important role in the fight against cancer. The article appears in the July 1, 2008, issue of the peer-reviewed journal Clinical Cancer Research and also lists Hunter biology professor David Foster as an author. The […]

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  • Hunter College Partners with Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP in Diversity Initiative

    July 2, 2008 | Hunter College

    Hunter College has partnered with the law firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP to form the Fried Frank Pre-Law Scholars Program. The intent of the program is to prepare the college’s diverse student body to become competitive law school candidates through intensive LSAT and academic preparation and mentoring programs. The Fried Frank Pre-Law […]

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  • Hunter History Professor Awarded Gilder Lehrman Fellowship

    June 19, 2008 | Hunter College

    Julie Miller, Adjunct Assistant Professor of History at Hunter College, has been awarded a research fellowship by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. Dr. Miller will use her fellowship to conduct research on her second book, tentatively titled “Amelia Norman: Seduction and Betrayal in Antebellum New York.” At Hunter, Dr. Miller teaches courses on […]

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